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Ute Thimm

Full name: Ute Thimm (Finger-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 119 lbs (54 kg)
Born: July 10, 1958 in Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: ASV Köln, Köln (GER) / TV Wattenscheid, Wattenscheid (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Sprinter Ute Thimm started at the 1984 Los Angeles and the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. She had her best results in the relays (4x100 and 4x400), finishing fourth with both relays in 1988 and winning the bronze medal with the 4x400 in 1984. In the 400 metres Thimm finished sixth in 1984 and was eliminated in the semifinals in 1988. She was of the few West German sprinters starting in both relays at international championships, such as the 1983 and 1987 Worlds.

At the 1986 Europeans Thimm won a silver medal with the 4x400. In West Germany she earned five individual outdoor and four indoor titles, adding one relay title. In 1984 she was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf. Her daughter Ina also became a sprinter. Ute Thimm trained as a social worker but also coached [Sabine Braun] for some years.

Personal Bests: 100 – 11.31 (1985); 400 – 50.28 (1988).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 400 metres West Germany FRG 6
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay West Germany FRG 5
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay West Germany FRG 3 Bronze
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics Women's 400 metres West Germany FRG 6 h1 r3/4
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay West Germany FRG 4
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay West Germany FRG 4

Women's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) RT L
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final 6 50.37 0,215 1
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 QU 51.03 8
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Round One Heat Four 3 QU 52.53 5
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics West Germany Semi-Finals Heat One 6 50.28 6
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics West Germany Quarter-Finals Heat One 4 QU 51.18 4
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics West Germany Round One Heat Four 2 QU 52.79 2

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) ST L
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany FRG Final 5 43.57 10,49 7
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany FRG Round One Heat Two 3 QU 44.30
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics West Germany FRG Final 4 42.76 10,42 3
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics West Germany FRG Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 42.69 10,53
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics West Germany FRG Round One Heat One 2 QU 42.99

Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) ST
1984 Summer 26 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany FRG Final 3 3:22.98 50,25
1988 Summer 30 Seoul Athletics West Germany FRG Final 4 3:22.49 50,81
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